68. Save Us from the Bait of Modern Comforts

We were gold fish swimming happily in waters of peace, when the bait of name, fame, and superficial friendship lured us. Some of us nibbled at the bait; others fled at its sight. But alas, some swallowed the hook of worldly allure and deceptive sense-pleasure, and were pulled out onto the shores of satiety. There they uttered with sadness, weakened by dry indifference, and expired finally, lacking the breath of Thy inner satisfaction.

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69. May I Reap the Greatest Harvest in the Short Season of Earthly Life